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Delaware father-of-two, 43, is shot dead in his car in Jamaica while picking his new wife up from work

A father-of-two from Delaware has been murdered while picking up his new wife from work in Jamaica. Timothy Harper, 43, was murdered in Port Lucea near the trendy beach town of Negril in Westmoreland, on Saturday at around 9.05pm.


Uncommon Attraction: Giddy House, Jamaica

Giddy House, the Caribbean’s answer to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, is aptly-named and somewhat easily missed. It took me more than 15 trips to Kingston before I first set eyes on it two years ago. If not for a tip from Jermaine, one of the easy-going bellmen at The Courtleigh, I probably would’ve


Bob Marley’s New ‘Easy Skanking’ Video Celebrates Jamaica

Bob Marley’s native Jamaica shines in the new video for “Easy Skanking,” a song off 1978’s Kaya that has received an updated visual to celebrate both the reggae legend’s legacy and his birthplace.


South Beach Food and Wine Show to showcase Jamaica as a premier gastronomy destination

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen center in the photo) engages Chairperson of the Tourism Linkages’ Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig, (left) and Analyst of Tourism Networks at the Tourism Enhancement Fund, Simone Harris, in conversation, ahead of their departure to Florida


Delaware man murdered in Jamaica

A Delaware man is shot and killed in Jamaica. Police on the island nation told CBS-3 that Timothy Harper, 43, was murdered Saturday night when someone approached his vehicle and shot him several times while picking up his wife from work.


Delaware Native Shot And Killed In Jamaica While Picking Up His Wife From Work, Police Say

NEGRIL, JAMAICA (CBS) – A Delaware man was murdered in Jamaica Saturday night and now police are searching for his killer. Police on the island nation say 43-year-old Timothy Harper was shot and killed Saturday night.


Person Taken Into Custody In Jamaica In Relation To Murder Of Delaware Native, Police Say

NEGRIL, JAMAICA (CBS) — Authorities in Jamaica have taken a person into custody in relation to the murder of Delaware native Timothy Harper. Harper was shot and killed while picking up his wife from work Saturday night.


Ganja: Cannabis in Jamaica

Opportunity is massive for legal cannabis in Jamaica and for Jamaican cannabis abroad. As legal cannabis markets open up around the world, massive opportunity can be found in growing cannabis in Jamaica.


Wake Up and Smell the Organic Coffee

- In 1992, replanting her father’s ruined coffee farm seemed foolhardy at the time. But in retrospect it was the best business decision that Dorienne Rowan-Campbell, an international development consultant and broadcast journalist, could have made.


Banning Plastic: How Jamaica Moved To Save Its Environment

Last month, Jamaica introduced a ban on single-use plastic bags, plastic straws and Styrofoam in a bid to reduce the impact plastic is having on the environment. Before the ban, Jamaica was known to have one of the highest per capita uses of plastic bags in the world, with the average person estimat


Jamaica Consulate to host series of community forums “Invest Now”

SOUTH FLORIDA – Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair has announced that the Consulate General will host a series of Community forums. The ongoing series will focus on matters of interest relating to Jamaica and the Diaspora including investment opportunities in the Jamaican Stock Market, real estat


Kamala Harris' Father Slams Her "Pursuit Of Identity Politics" After Pot-Smoking Jamaicans Joke

The father of 2020 Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris, Jamaican Professor Donald Harris, has issued a sharp rebuke after his daughter casually stereotyped Jamaicans in an effort to look cool on a radio show.


Kamala Harris' father issues a scathing statement decrying 'travesty' of daughter's marijuana comments

Sen. Kamala Harris upset her father when she talked on a radio show about supporting marijuana legalization because "Half my family's from Jamaica," according to The Washington Times.


Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched in January in Montego Bay. The announcement was made today (February 19) by CEO of GB Energy Texaco Jamaica, Mr. Mauricio Pulido at the press launch for Texaco Jamaica’


Olaf Danielson column: Adventures in Jamaica

Traveling, it is said, can be the best of times, and it can be the worst of times. As we boarded the first leg of our flight to Montevideo, Uruguay, a two-hour flight to Atlanta and settled in first class row 2, for us, it was the best of times. For our travel companions, Don and Nancy Harrington, n


Portland Parish and Port Antonio: Jamaica's Magnificent Northeast

Almost everyone knows Montego Bay. Ditto for Ocho Rios and Negril. But for many visitors, the eastern end of Jamaica is almost unknown. Which is a shame, because it’s one of the most captivating and beguiling areas of this beautiful country; a region of quiet, almost empty beaches, excellent food an


Kamala Harris’ Father Slams Her For ‘Fraudulently Stereotyping’ Jamaicans With Pot Comments, Accuses Her of Pursuing ‘Identity Politics’: Report

After Sen. Kamala Harris admitted she smoked pot and supported marijuana legalization because “half my family’s from Jamaica” during an interview last week, her father has publicly criticized her for fraudulently stereotyping Jamaicans as “pot-smoking joy seekers” and accused the 2020 presidential c


Kamala Harris' Jamaican father rips her for pushing pot stereotype 'in pursuit of identity politics'

When Sen. Kamala Harris said last week that she obviously supports marijuana legalization and has smoked the plant, she cited her ethnicity — “Half my family’s from Jamaica. Are you kidding me?”


Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to deliver keynote address at Hyatt Hotels

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver the keynote address at the Hyatt Hotels’ Eminence Staff Awards, which is taking place under the theme ‘Innovate, Integrate, Motivate.’


Popcaan Trolls Meek Mill On Instagram For Calling Himself "Big Fish"

Popcaan is trolling his new pal Meek Mill on Instagram. The Unruly Boss and the Philly rapper struck up an in depth friendship ever since he visited Jamaica in January for a one week trip. Apparently Meek Mill isn’t conscious some the labels positioned on sure phrases and phrases in Jamaica traditio